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elope with (someone)

To marry someone suddenly and secretively. I wish I could just elope with my fiance, but my family is insistent that I have a big wedding.
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elope with someone

to sneak away with someone and get married without much ceremony. Sally eloped with Tom, and everyone was surprised. I don't want to elope with Juan. I want a church wedding.
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Local Yemeni press have often reported on young girls who were murdered by families for eloping with men.
I'm told: "Both Jen and Justin want a private and intimate wedding, and they love the idea of eloping and marrying abroad.
New Delhi, Jan 8 (ANI): Actress Kate Hudson would prefer eloping to getting married in a "big production" like setting.
Flying in the face of eloping tradition, they invited the bride's parents to witness the ceremony.
Soon, the villagers held a court at Basbitta village where the eloping couple was produced for trial.
The officer, who told the family of a 14- year- old girl that they should kill her for eloping, has been transferred to the DGP's office.
The 43-year-old former chat show host got married for the second time on Easter Sunday after eloping with Christian Evans, who she has dated for seven months.
A few days after eloping, they returned to Bharat Nagar.